Overlooking an expansive floodplain in the Okavango Delta, Vumbura Plains Camp is a luxury, eco-retreat.
Vumbura Plains Camp comprises two separate satellite camps, consisting of fourteen rooms overall. The south camp has six twin-bedded tents and one double-bedded tent. The north camp has four twin-bedded tents and one double bedded tent. All tents come with an en suite bathroom with both an indoor and outdoor shower. There are two family tents at Vumbura North which can house four guests each. The family tents comprising two bedrooms with their own bathroom facilities. The main adult room includes a large sunken lounge and spacious showers, whilst the second child’s room is smaller and has standard facilities. For added privacy, each tent enjoys its own wooden deck with a refreshing plunge pool.
The camp is situated on a wooded island within the Okavango Delta, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Because of its location in the extreme north, the region encompasses a wide range of habitats that are home to nearly all the Okavango’s diverse wildlife species. The annually flooded grasslands surrounding Vumbura Plains are locally referred to as ‘melapo’ and present good seasonal viewing of elephant, giraffe, impala, sable antelope, kudu, zebra, common waterbuck and reedbuck, tsessebe, wildebeest, red lechwe, and Cape buffalo. Hippo and crocodile are common in the waterways. Predators living in the Delta include the African wild dog, several resident prides of lion, as well as leopard, cheetah, and African wildcat.